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Project ID: 468
Author: Gopal Rao Gurram
Project Title: Locale-Reminder: An Android Application
Semester: 2 2015
Committe Chair: Dr. Ajay Katangur
Committee Member 1: Dr. Dulal Kar
Project Description: Electronic reminders based on calendars in smart phones are effective and popular, however such reminders are generally activated by time and not by location. In many situations tasks are only meaningful to be performed at a particular location, so it would be useful if reminders for those tasks can be activated when the person to be reminded is physically near or located at that location. In this project, a new application (app) is developed for Android-based smartphones and tablets. With Locale-Reminder app the users can store their tasks and associate them to a particular location, and when the user passes close to it the app reminds them of the task. The app has basic Time Based Reminder as an additional feature. The app alerts users when they are near their location and gives an option to navigate that location using the directions feature. In addition, this app has a ‘get-my-location’ feature, which helps users to set a reminder for unknown locations and to save the location coordinates for creating reminders in the future. Another feature of the app is to share the location, which will help the user to share his/her current location or saved location via messaging or email service. Unlike any other location reminder apps this app has a Safe Driving Mode feature, which helps the user to completely focus on driving, by automatically sending a text message to the caller that the user is driving. The app also alerts users by voice based reminders.
Project URL:   468.pdf